Year 5 Music

Course and Assessment Overview 2019

Week Content Assessments

Term 1

1

Learn Repertoire

Practice Sight Reading

Practice Treble Clef Reading

 

Read open strings on treble clef

Safety – careful not to knock instrument, leave the pegs alone, keep it dry and out of sunlight or hot cars, obviously don’t damage it on purpose (do we need to say that idk)

Name bow, shoulder rest, chin rest, neck (where you should hold instrument) – Tanatswa and Ane to point/demonstrate?

2

Learn Repertoire

Practice Sight Reading

Practice Treble Clef Reading Repertoire

 

Revise naming

String names on violin and stave

Bow hold with a pencil?

3

Sing a 6/8 melody while tapping beat

Practice Sight Reading

Practice Treble Clef Reading

 

Sing jig? (from vamoosh) – in 6/8 but tune is only tums

Violin safety

How to tighten bows

Bow hold with pencils then bows

How to stand

Bows down, pluck jig? Maybe just sing with Theo playing

4

Sing a 6/8 melody while tapping rhythm

Practice Sight Reading

 

Revise bow hold/posture

Sounding point/bow angle

Keep working on jig with bow if they’ve got the correct strings

5

Sing a 6/8 melody with beat and rhythm

Practice sight reading

Assessment: 50%

– Rhythm Sight reading

Bow hold/posture

Jig maybe in two parts?

6 Sing a 6/8 melody – identify there are 3 sounds on each beat  
Early duet from fiddle time joggers
7 Sing a 6/8 melody – identify there are 3 EVEN sounds on each beat  

Reading first finger G and D on stave

Continue duet/second duet

8 Sing a 6/8 melody – complete a Rhythmic Dictation using beat circles  

Reading first finger G and D on stave

Link between going up a note on stave and adding a finger to a string

Positioning of left hand, curved fingers, straight wrist

Teacher points to note, students play

9 Sing a 6/8 melody – identify that there are 6 quavers in a bar (ti-ti-ti)  

Revise fingers, point and play

Rowing boat

10 Sing a 6/8 melody- reinforce that there are 6 quavers in a bar  
Rowing boat (fiddle time joggers)

Term 2

1

Sing a 6/8 melody – Complete a Rhythmic Dictation and reinforce there are 6 quavers in a bar

Learn Repertoire (Fa)

 

Revise posture and technique, revisit rep from term 1

Revise note reading from last term

2

6/8 – Present: Time signature is called 6/8

Fa – Sing songs + pitch body contour

 

Stave reading – first fingers on A and E string

Begin piece

3

6/8 – Practice performing

Fa – Sing songs + pitch body contour

 
Continue piece
4

6/8 – Practice writing

Fa – Sing songs + pitch picture contour

 
New piece with first finger
5

6/8 – practice Sight reading

Fa – Sing songs + pitch picture contour

 
Finish piece
6

6/8 – Practice Performing

Fa – Aurally identify fa is a step lower than so on tone ladder

 

Stave reading – second fingers

Call and response incorporating second finger

7

6/8 – Practice writing

Syncopa- Learn repertoire

Fa – Label Fa on tone ladder

Assessment: 50%

Writing task

Revise second finger reading

Begin piece

8

6/8 – practice Sight reading

Syncopa- Learn repertoire

Fa – reinforce Fa on tone ladder – notice its not a full step away from Mi.

 
Finish piece
9

6/8 – Practice Performing

Syncopa- Learn repertoire

Fa – notate solfa on stick notation with solfa (no fa)

 
New piece second finger
10

6/8 – Practice writing

Syncopa- Learn repertoire

Fa – notate solfa on stick notation with solfa (inc. Fa)

 
Finish piece

Term 3

1

Syncopa- singing + tapping beat

Fa – Notate solfa on stick notation with new solfa (Fa)

 

Revision posture, teachnique, note reading up to second finger

Couple of revision games

2

Syncopa- singing + tapping rhythm

Fa – Transfer stick notation onto treble clef

 

More note reading games to revise (probably still holiday brain)

Add third finger?

Piece from last term to get back into it

3

Syncopa – singing + beat and rhythm

Fa – practice: Sight reading

 
Begin third finger piece
4

Syncopa – Identify that there are 3 sounds over 2 beats

Fa – Practice: Writing – notating

 
Finish third finger piece
5

Syncopa – Identify that there are 3 EVEN sounds over 2 beats

Fa – Solfa knock out

 
New third finger piece
6

Syncopa – Present – rearrange ta+ ti-ti – place into song

Fa – Solfa knock out

 
Finish piece
7

Syncopa – practice -write + perform

Fa – Solfa knock out

 

Begin piece in multiple parts? – more of an orchestra than group lesson

Orchestral etiquette

8

Syncopa – practice – sight reading + Perform

Fa – Solfa knock out

 
Orchestral parts
9

Syncopa – Practice – Writing

Fa – Solfa knock out

 
Orchestral parts

Term 4

1

6/8 rhythmic dictation  

Revise everything – technique, note reading, orchestral etiquette

Play orchestral piece from last term

2 Fa – Solfa knock out  
Orchestra
3 Syncopa -Rhythm knock out (similar to don’t clap this one back)

Assessment: 100%

Dynamics/

Expression

Listening to other parts

Orchestra
4 6/8 – 2 pulses behind  
Orchestra
5 Fa- solfa snake (Composition)  
Orchestra
6 Syncopa – Rhythmic Dictation  
Orchestra
7 6/8 – new repertoire (containing ta ti for next year)  
Orchestra
8 Fa – solfa knock out  
Orchestra

This document is subject to revision.

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